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Biloxi City Council To Vote On Construction Contract For New BallparkPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 14
The Biloxi (Miss.) City Council today will vote on whether to award W.G. Yates & Sons the contract to begin building MGM Park, which would house the Double-A Southern League Huntsville Stars next season. The city is "ready to move forward with the next phase" of the project now that the cost is ...
WAYNE BECKER was named VP/Sports Programming at USA Network. He comes from Trans World International, the TV arm of IMG, where he served as VP/Sales (USA Network). ...Reebok has named ROGER BEST as Se
JON LITTNER will become VP/Programming at ABC Sports. He was previously with The Baseball Network (USA TODAY, 1/24)....NBC appointed MARK HARRINGTON to be VP/GM of its new all-new cable network MSNBC.
MICHAEL JORDAN dismissed rumors he will participate in the ''96 Dream Team at the urging of his sponsors. Jordan: "The only way I would be participating is for the hype. I''m trying to cut back some o
More excerpts from speeches at the 1996 National Sports Forum in Colorado Springs, CO. JERRY MCMORRIS, Rockies Owner, on how they market the team: "We work very hard to market the Rockies as a regiona
MICHAEL EISNER was named the LOS ANGELES BUSINESS JOURNAL''s Executive of the Year for ''95. Also noted is JAMES FREEDMAN of Barrington Associates, who oversaw the sale of the Kings (L.A. BUSINESS JOU
The 1996 National Sports Forum is taking place this week in Colorado Springs, CO. Yesterday''s keynote speakers included Jeffrey Pollack, publisher of The Sports Business Daily; Tony Tavares, Presiden
KEVIN CROWLEY has been promoted to Exec VP of Research and Development at for Fila''s Footwear division. RED HOVIS has been named VP of Sales (SPORTING GOODS BUSINESS, 1/96 issue)....The 49ers will an
BOB SCHWARTZ was profiled in today''s PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER on his appointment as VP of Sales and Marketing for the CoreStates Complex and the Flyers. He formerly was an Assistant GM for the L.A. Spor
Bulls Coach PHIL JACKSON will appear on this weekend''s "Industry Week''s Management Today" on CNBC to discuss his Yen management book. The show airs at 10:30am both Saturday and Sunday (CNBC, 1/18)..
A Canadian-record 35,000 fans are expected to pack SkyDome for MICHAEL JORDAN''s first appearance in Toronto (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 1/18). In his preview, Jim Byers writes, "Jordan has no peer in the